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Name the anterior muscles of the hip.

Iliacus & Psoas Major

_____ flexes thigh at hip.

Iliacus & Psoas Major

____ muscle arises from the iliac crest & fossa.


Iliacus muscle arises from what?

Iliac Crest & Fossa

___ muscle arises from the lumbar vertebrae.

Psoas Major

Psoas major muscle arises from what?

Lumbar Vertebrae

Name the lateral muscles of the hip.

Tensor Fasciae Latae, & Gluteus Minimus

Name the posterior muscles of the hip.

Gluteus Maximus, Illiotibial Band, & Gluteus Medius

____ muscle extends the knee & laterally rotates the knee.

Tensor Fasciae Latae

____ muscle forms mass of the buttock.

Gluteus Maximus

____ muscle is the prime hip extensor.

Gluteus Maximus

What muscle provides most of the lift when you climb the stairs?

Gluteus Maximus

What muscles abduct & medially rotate the thigh?

Gluteus Medius & Minimus

____ muscle is made of fascia lata attached to the tibia.

Illiotibial Band

The illiotibial band is a band of fascia lata attached to the ____.


Name the muscles that act as primary adductors of the thigh.

Adductor Brevis, Adductor Longus, Adductor Magnus, Gracilis, & Pectineus

Name the muscles on the anterior (extensor) compartment of the thigh.

Quadriceps Femoris & Sartorius

____ muscle is the prime mover of the knee extension.

Quadriceps Femoris

____ muscle is the most powerful muscle in the body.

Quadriceps Femoris

____ muscle has 4 heads: rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, & vastus intermedius.

Quadriceps Femoris

Name the heads of the quadriceps femoris.

Rectus Femoris, Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Medialis, & Vastus Intermedius

The four heads of the quadriceps muscle all converge on one single _____.

Quadriceps (Patellar) Tendon

The four heads of the quadrieps muscle all extend to the _____.


The four heads of the quadrieps muscle all extend to the patella then continue as a _____.

Patellar Ligament

The four heads of the quadrieps muscle all inserts on the _____.

Tibial Tuberosity

____ muscle is the longest muscle in the body.


____ muscle is also known as your tailor's muscle.


The posterior (flexor) compartment of the thigh contains ____ muscles.


On the posterior (flexor) compartment of the thigh, name the muscles from lateral to medial.

Biceps Femoris, Semitendinosus, & Semimembranosus

Name the muscles on the anterior (extensor) compartment of the leg.

Fibularis (Peroneus) Territus, Extensor Digitorum Longus, Extensor Hallucis Longus, & Tibialis Anterior

Name the muscles of the superficial group on the posterior portion of the leg.

Gastrocnemius, Soleus, & Plantaris

____- plantar flexes foot; flexes the knee.


____- plantar flexes the foot


_____- weak synergist of triceps surae


____- collective name for gastocnemius & soleus

Triceps Surae

____ inserts on the calcaneus by way of the calcneal (archilles) tendon.

Triceps Surae

Triceps surae inserts on the ______ by way of the calcneal (archilles) tendon.


Tricep surae inserts on the calcaneus by way of the _____.

Calcaneal (Archilles) Tendon

____ is the strongest tendon in the body.

Triceps Surae

Name the muscles in the deep group of the posterior portion of the leg.

Flexor Digitorum Longus, Flexor Hallucis Longus, Tibialis Posterior, & Popliteus

____- flexes phalanges

Flexor Digitorum Longus

_____- flexes the great toe

Flexor Hallucis Longus

____- inverts on the foot

Tibialis Posterior

____- acts on the knee


Name the muscles in the lateral (fibular) compartment of the leg.

Fibularis Longus & Fibularis Brevis

The _____ is one of the hamstring muscles on the posterior side of the thigh.


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